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Syria is a country located in Middle East with an area of 185,180 km2 (land boundries: 2,363 km and costline 193 km). The capital of Syria is Damascus. The number of inhabitants is 17,500,657.

The SAF's inventory is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era equipment. Russia has supplied nearly all of Syria's imported weapons systems, although China and Iran have also provided military equipment.

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Jordan is a country located in Middle East with an area of 89,341 km2 (land boundries: 1,744 km and costline 26 km). The capital of Jordan is Amman. The number of inhabitants is 10,658,123.

Jordan has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1994. The JAF inventory is comprised of a wide mix of imported equipment from Europe, Russia, and the USA.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 2.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 169,000 100,500
Reserve personnel: 0 65,000
Available for military: 11,550,000 3,285,575

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,507 1,588
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,639 3,653
Total artillery: 3,343 633
Self-propelled artillery: 502 461
Rocket artillery: 691 88

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 470 255
Fighter aircraft: 108 0
Multirole aircraft: 29 44
Attack aircraft: 90 4
Helicopters: 171 140
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 43 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 0 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Jordan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.